Summer Interest Groups

Click here to sign up for one of the following groups!


Ladies’ Card Making Crew
Leaders:   Cindi Balson & Donna Robinson 

We’ll be creating handmade cards for the Deaconess Board to send on behalf of LEFC – cards of encouragement, sympathy, and to welcome new babies. We will meet Sunday afternoons, (6/28, 7/26 & 8/23), 12:30-5pm, LEFC room A-6. 

Bring any card making supplies and equipment you have along. We’ll supply ideas & enough to get newcomers started. 

And bring your own lunch to eat while we make cards and fellowship.

Cornhole for Couples
Leaders: Jim and Sue Elsner 

Come join us for a fun evening of cornhole. Get to know others while having some friendly competition. All skill levels welcome. Looking for other cornhole sets to join the party but not required to attend. Just for the adults this time. If signing up, please notify us if you have a set we could use. Weather permitting, dates are June 27, July 11, Aug 8, Aug 22 with a 6:30 start time. Drinks will be provided, bring a snack to share!

Ladies HIIT Workout
Leader: Lindsey Snader

HIIT style outdoor workouts that will include a combination of cardio and strength exercises. Exercises can be adapted for various exercise levels, so ladies of all ages and fitness levels are welcome! We will plan to meet a couple times each month this summer in the evening at various outdoor locations. Bring your sneaks, a water bottle, and a friend!

REFIT Workout
Leader: Grace Messersmith

REFIT workout Wednesdays at 6:30 in the church parking lot. Come experience combining movement with music to make exercising fun. It is for EVERY BODY that can move! Every age, every body type and every fitness level! We will also take the last few minutes of class to do "Heartwork" because working on our soul is just as important as working out our physical bodies. Men, women, and children are all welcome!

LEFC Families with Dogs
Leader: Barb Smith  

Let’s form a pack this summer!  Each Wed. night at 7 p.m., meet at Warwick Twp. Park for an evening walk to exercise, socialize, and make some new friends.  Kindly requesting participating dogs are dog friendly/non-aggressive. 

Stitches, Knits & Knots: Outdoor Yarn Crafting
Leader: Mandy Bell  

Knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, spinners and the like…join us for some outdoor yarn crafting and fellowship! We will meet at a park local to as many of the group as possible, one evening a month (June, July & August) as determined by the group members. Have a question about a pattern or technique? Maybe someone can help! Experience level matters not – just bring your latest project(s) and join the circle!

Disc Golf
Leaders:    Dan Fethkenher
                        Dan Lindenmuth 

Where: Alternating between a few different courses in Lancaster County
When: Every Monday 6pm, starting July 6, through Aug. 31

Can you throw a frisbee or want to learn a new low-impact sport? If so, you are a great candidate for Disc Golf. We are looking for individuals, couples, and families of all ages, at all skill levels to come play. There is no cost to play at any of the courses. We will provide plenty of discs if you don’t have any. This is a friendly, non-competitive time and there’s ways to mix it up to make it fun for all skill levels with some disc golf games to put a fun spin on it. If you have any questions, please ask.  

Convertible Cruisin’
Leader: Steve Spangler
, 717-413-8815

Anyone with a convertible is invited to join us for an exploration of some of the byways and back lanes of Lancaster County and surrounding areas.  If you own a convertible, come for one or come for all of the trips this summer. We will find the road less travelled.

Please note:    This summer interest group is not an official function of the church. Any liability must be assumed by the operator of the vehicle, and proper insurance must be carried by each participant.

Men’s Book Study
Leader: Ross Unruh
: Wednesday nights @ 6:30
         Starting: July 8

 Men! Here is an opportunity for you to connect throughout the summer with other men in study and fellowship, being discipled and discipling others along the way. We will meet at LEFC weekly (or bi-weekly, TBD) to study God’s word, to discuss “The Practice of Godliness” by Jerry Bridges, and to pray together. Please sign up to indicate your interest – we’ll survey the group to determine the best weeknight/time to meet together. Hope you can join us!

WHEN – Weekly or Bi-Weekly (TBD), Start Date TBD

Plein Air Painting Group
Leader: Rachel Tress

Whether you’ve been creating art for 50 years or you’ve just started this week, head outside with likeminded people and enjoy creating paintings of the world around us. We’ll meet every other week during the summer at various locations determined by the group. (Think nature preserves and green places.) Days and times TBD. All ages, abilities, and mediums welcome! General instruction (and advise from others in the group) can be provided, but all supplies must be brought by each artist. Let’s enjoy God’s creation together!

Be the Bridge 101 
Leaders: Ina Bunnell & Matt Sowada

Join us for learning, self-reflection and conversations about racial reconciliation. We will explore foundational principles every White Bridge-Builder needs to understand with the goal of welcoming diversity and healing in the church and our community. 

Theology Night!
Leader: Sam Shoemaker